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Annual Report 2016

Matthias Weber

Matthias Weber – Group Chief Underwriting Officer (photo)

Group Chief Underwriting Officer
Born: 1961
Nationality: Swiss and American

Professional experience

Matthias Weber started his career at Swiss Re in Zurich in 1992 as an expert for natural perils. He moved to the Swiss Re Americas Division in 1998 and in 2000 became Regional Executive for the Western Region of the United States located in San Francisco. From 2001, he was responsible for property underwriting in the US Direct Business Unit, and in 2005 was named Head of the Americas Property Hub in Armonk. From 2008, Matthias Weber served as Division Head of Property & Specialty.

Matthias Weber was appointed Group Chief Underwriting Officer and member of the Group Executive Committee in April 2012.

Educational background

  • Master’s Degree in Physics, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich, Switzerland
  • PhD in Natural Sciences, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich, Switzerland